A nanotube innovation using waste plastic could help solve one of the world's energy problems.
Electricity consumption will grow as more people switch to electric cars – but this could drive up emissions, unless power is sourced from renewables.
South Africa could become a test bed of technologies that enable households, especially in remote areas, to join electricity trading markets.
Almost 80 million Nigerians do not have access to electricity and its erratic supply is costing the economy an estimated $29 billion annually. Nigeria's abundant sunlight could be the solution.
Even fridge magnets have magnetic fields approximately 200 times stronger than Earth's.
The electric utility is seeing rapid changes and threats that affect consumers, from more wind and solar to wildfires. How they react depends in large part on regulators.
Phosphorene nanoribbons are like tagliatelle, but carry the potential to boost battery capacity by 50%.
The transport sector is the fastest growing contributor of greenhouse gases. Electric vehicles are a cost-effective solution.
There's mounting evidence that increased lighting has a range of negative effects.
Twelve power projects are in the running for federal government dollars: six pumped hydro, five gas and one coal. It's clear which one shouldn't be on the list, for economic and environmental reasons.
In sub-Saharan Africa there are more people with mobile phones than access to electricity, and their data could be useful.
The blockchain is creating new opportunities for the electricity sector. The December 2018 Energy Market Barometers looks at where experts think the technology is heading.
Canadians will start paying for their carbon emissions this year, but the cost will depend on where they live.
Eskom, South Africa's power utility will be unbundled and receive financial support from national treasury. These are the next steps.
There are precedents regarding power generation and ethanol but no nation has ever achieved as comprehensive and dramatic this fast.
Why is thunder so loud? It's because the amount of electrical energy that flows from the cloud to the ground is so enormous.
There's no easy way for Eskom to claw its way out of the crisis it's in.
South Africa's president has committed to structural reforms in the energy sector.
For many Haitians, blackouts do not just signal a political crisis; they also symbolize feelings of their loss of political power.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's pronouncements on the power utility Eskom, during the State of the Nation Address may lead to significant changes in country's energy policy.